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East River Legal Services - Sioux Falls, SD

HELP CATEGORIES

Landlord and Tenant
Eviction
Other Housing Issues
Public Housing
Fair Housing
Foreclosure
Adoption
Child Abuse and Neglect
Child Support
Common Law Marriage
Custody
Divorce
Domestic Violence
Guardianship
Juveniles
Name Change
Other Family Issues
Paternity
Visitation
Applying for Benefits
Other Work Issues
Health Insurance
Medicaid
Advance Directives/Living Wills
Food Stamps
Health Care
Power of Attorney
Wills
Other Issues for Seniors
Veterans Benefits
Veteran and Military Families
Veteran and Military Health
Other Veteran Issues
Disability

About East River Legal Services - Sioux Falls, SD

East River Legal Services (ERLS) exists to better the lives of the over 46,000 people living in poverty in Eastern South Dakota. We offer free legal services to our communities Veterans, Older Americans (60+), Disabled, Victims of Violence, and all those facing financial insecurity.

We are committed to the belief that being poor or at risk does not make you less, that equal access to our courts is an essential part of justice, and equal justice is a universal right.

Our Legal Priorities:

We will review incoming cases and eligible clients on individual merit. Priority will be placed on:

a) victims of domestic violence;

b) family law including protection orders, child custody, divorce;

c) Section 8 housing and eviction cases, particularly cases involving disabled individuals, children and seniors; and

d) seniors.

We provide the following free legal services: 

Housing 

  • Landlord-Tenant Issues
  • Eviction
  • Lockouts
  • Utility Shut-Offs
  • Affordable Housing
  • Security Deposits

Family

  • Divorce
  • Spouse and Child Abuse
  • Orders of Protection
  • Custody/Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Restraining Orders
  • Paternity
  • Guardianship

Veterans

  • Disability benefits
  • Bankruptcy
  • Debt collection
  • Medical care challenges
  • Employment rights
  • Housing matters
  • Family Law matters

Economic Stability

  • Disability Benefits
  • Employment Rights
  • Public Benefits
  • Medical Programs

Older Americans 

  • Power of Attorney
  • Wills
  • Advance Health Care Directives
  • Social Security Services

ERLS does NOT handle the following legal cases:

  • Criminal
  • Immigration
  • Personal injury
  • Malpractice
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Traffic violations
  • Probate

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TYPE OF HELP:

Full Legal Representation
Brief Advice
Self-Help Materials

HOURS:

Monday: 9 am - 5 pm
Tuesday: 9 am - 5 pm
Wednesday: 9 am - 5 pm
Thursday: 9 am - 5 pm
Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

LOCATION:

State: South Dakota
County: Minnehaha, Lincoln
Zipcode: 57104

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